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Developing Thailand's Comprehensive Crime Victim Assistance Model through a Comparative Perspective of the Swedish and Norwegian Systems

Chokprajakchat, Srisombat; Techagaisiyavanit, Wanaporn


In the era in which crime victims’ rights have gained their central role in the criminal justice system, Thailand has yet faced the most challenging task in the area of crime victim support and assistance in order to modernize and implement its domestic laws in compliance with the international standard. This research paper aims at examining the key issues of the public administration in the assistance of crime victims in Thailand, and providing a comparative perspective through the analysis of the Swedish and Norwegian practices in order to formulate a proper crime assistance model for Thailand.

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